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Queensbury High School will use temp entrance all year

QUEENSBURY — In addition to traffic light delays for the new main entrance to the Queensbury school complex, drivers will also have to use a temporary road to get to the high school this year.The temporary road will be in effect for the entire school year. Even after the new main entrance gets a tra

POST-STAR - 2018-08-19 18:37:00

Warrensburg officials approve new restrictions on fireworks

The ordinance, recently enacted by the town board and filed with the Secretary of State, was prompted by complaints heard last year that some fireworks displays were being held late at night, Warrensburg Code Enforcement Officer Jim Hull said this week.

SUNCOMMUNITYNEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 10:00:00

South Glens Falls mulls restricting apartments

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The Village Board may sharply limit new apartments, after reviewing recommendations from the comprehensive plan committee.The board didn’t make a final decision at Wednesday's meeting, but board members indicated that they are leaning toward prohibiting apartment buildings with m

POST-STAR - 2018-08-19 18:28:00

Eagle Flyer zipline no place for chickens

“When I came up here to this point for the first time and saw this view, I thought it would be nice to share it with other people,” Macchio said. “I don’t see this so much as a thrill ride. More than that, it’s an Adirondack experience where you’re flying like an eagle, looking at the mountains, Lak

SARATOGIAN - 2018-08-18 16:25:44

Lightning strike damages Saratoga Springs City Hall

City Hall was struck by lightning on Friday evening. Due to fire and water related damage the building will be closed until further notice. City Hall functions will continue at the City Recreation facility located at 15 Vanderbilt as soon as possible, with the exact day and time to be announced as s

SARATOGIAN - 2018-08-19 22:06:57

Man with gun arrested behind Allentown restaurant

Justin Colston, 25, of Brunswick Boulevard, ran from the back of the eatery but was caught across the street behind another Allen Street restaurant, where Central District police said Colston resisted arrest.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-19 18:02:17

Catholic Boy trying to be good fit in Travers

Catholic Boy puts in his final breeze on the main track in preparation for next Saturday's Travers Stakes Sunday Aug. 19, 2018 at the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Skip Dickstein/Times... more

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-19 20:59:39

More details released on Lake George partnership with Skaneateles Lake

Skaneateles Lake, a Finger Lake in Onondaga County that provides drinking water to the city of Syracuse and multiple surrounding towns and villages, was plagued with the blooms last year, too.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-19 20:45:00

Saratoga Springs City Hall damaged by fire

It was unclear when the building would re-open, and a City Council meeting planned for Monday has been moved to the recreation center on Jefferson Street, theTimes Unionreported.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-18 10:22:00

Two charged in Queensbury crack cocaine case

On Wednesday deputies charged both Mackenzie M. Sumner, 31, and Jennifer M. Harrington, 46, with criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Both women were arraigned in Queensbury town court and sent to Warren County jail on $20,000 bail or $40,000 bon


Several crews respond to South Glens Falls apartment fire

SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Multiple crews were on scene late Thursday night of a fire at an apartment complex in South Glens Falls.The fire broke out at the Sisson Apartments on Sand Hill Drive.The fire chief said no one was injured.


Four people charged after Queensbury drug raid

QUEENSBURY — Four people face drug-related charges after a police investigation into a crack cocaine operation that was being run from a home on Veterans Road, police said.The Warren County Sheriff's Office determined that two women were selling the drug from a home at 44 Veterans Road, leading to f


Letter to the editor: Reader isn't satisfied with mayor's defense

Editor:In rebut to the village of Lake George Mayor Blais’ defense of the logging taking place on the cross country skiing/hiking trail system at the Lake George Recreation Center and along Gage Brook, I take some issue. The mayor states that many of the trails being logged are not formal trails. As

POST-STAR - 2018-08-18 04:00:00

Salt destroys Queensbury salt sheds

QUEENSBURY — Salt has brought the town’s salt sheds to an untimely end.The buildings, erected in 2002, are already being destroyed and must be rebuilt.“I’d like to get 25 or 30 years out of them,” said Facilities Manager Chuck Rice.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-18 21:00:00

Glens Falls school to purchase tech for fall

Glens Falls Superintendent of Schools Paul Jenkins speaks during an Aug. 13 meeting, where the Board of Education approved a Smart Schools spending plan of $170,200.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-18 22:00:00

Former county jail guard charged in fraud case

QUEENSBURY — A corrections officer at Warren County Jail resigned in recent weeks as she was under investigation in a welfare fraud case that led to her arrest in recent days on multiple felony charges.Brandi L. Michal, 31, of Glens Falls had worked in the jail for several months when Warren County


Sunnyside landowners question septic proposal in Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — A meeting of Lake Sunnyside landowners revealed a consensus the lake should be kept clean but concerns over the costs of a law that would require septic system inspections every time a property changes hands.Town Supervisor John Strough explained the proposed law in a slideshow, slight


Man pleads guilty in Lake George drug case

Luis A. Rodriguez, 24, of Providence, pleaded guilty to criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with one of two drug sales in 2016.


Glens Falls man pleads guilty to felony assault

Moses E. Cintron, 18, of New Pruyn Street, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault for a Feb. 10 incident at Village Green Apartments in Glens Falls. He was part of a brawl that left a young man with serious physical injuries that included a broken jaw.


Fort Edward man pleads guilty in 'sex sting' case

QUEENSBURY — A Fort Edward man who was one of the last remaining defendants in a local online sex sting case is headed to state prison for 18 months after his guilty plea Wednesday.Paul R. Wilson, 33, of Fort Edward, pleaded guilty to felony attempted criminal sexual act in connection with his June